[Beowulf] HPE to acquire Cray

Prentice Bisbal pbisbal at pppl.gov
Tue May 21 10:18:11 PDT 2019

On 5/21/19 12:22 PM, Douglas Eadline wrote:
>> On 5/18/19 11:54 AM, Chris Samuel wrote:
>>> On 17/5/19 12:37 pm, Jonathan Aquilina wrote:
>>>> That is my biggest fear for centos to be fair with the IBM RH
>>>> acquisition.
>>> I think IBM at least seems to get open source, especially around
>>> Linux. Now if it was Oracle who had bought them...
>> I can't agree with this enough. The last time this topic came up, I
>> pointed out that IBM deserves a LOT of credit for making Linux
>> well-known amongst the general population. They invested heavily in
>> Linux, and ran a whole advertising campaign about Linux. Sure, that was
>> almost 20 years ago, but I am still inclined believe IBM get's Linux
>> better than most other companies that target the enterprise market.
>> Here's a few example IBM Linux commercials from that period:
>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x7ozaFbqg00
>> https://youtu.be/_Bu4hLxL_EM
>> https://youtu.be/fJA9eiUktcA
> And don't forget the smackdown they gave SCO when
> they tried to lay claim to Linux
How  could I forget. For those who don't know:


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